Music Executive Jim Foglesong Dies at Age 90

GAC extends condolences to the family and friends of music industry executive Jim Foglesong. Country Aircheck reports the Country Music Hall of Famer passed away this morning at the age of 90. No further details are known at this time and arrangements are pending. Foglesong is credited with giving record deals to both Garth Brooks [...] Read More

Slim Whitman Dead at 90

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s. He died of heart failure on Wednesday, June 19, at Orange Park Medical Center in Florida, reports The Tennessean. He was 90. While Slim’s tenor falsetto and [...] Read More

George Strait Mourns the Loss of His Father

GAC extends condolences to George Strait and his family on the loss of George’s father, John Byron Strait. George’s official website posted this statement yesterday: NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Tuesday, June 04, 2013) – After nearly one month of hospitalization, John Byron Strait (age 91), passed away earlier today, Tuesday, June 4. Father to iconic country music [...] Read More

George Jones’ Final Nashville Concert To Take Place As A Tribute Show

The show will go on. George Jones’ final Nashville concert, which was set for November 22 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, will continue as planned, now as a tribute to George who died April 26 at the age of 81. Stars Remember George Jones » George’s Life in Pictures » “Everyone has been asking if we [...] Read More

Watch Vince Gill & Patty Loveless Honor George Jones with “Go Rest High On That Mountain”

Thousands flocked to the Grand Ole Opry to honor the memory of George Jones last week during his public memorial service. Among the many artists who paid tribute to George were Patty Loveless and Vince Gill, who took the stage together for an emotional duet of Vince’s “Go Rest High On That Mountain.” Stars Remember [...] Read More